Dozens of migrants entered the United States illegally on Friday in a residential neighborhood in the southwestern Arizona border town of San Luis, officials said.
San Luis Police Lt. Marco Santana said the incident occurred on the east side of town around 10 a.m. and involved around 50 migrants.
It was not immediately clear how many migrants had been detained, the Yuma Sun reported.
Border Patrol officers responded and notified the San Luis Police Department, which Santa said sent officers not to help with the search, but to arrest any migrant who entered private property. , entered homes or committed a crime against a resident.
“We haven’t heard of any serious issues,” Santana said. ” We work together. The border patrol does its own thing and we do ours. “
Residents were asked to report anyone acting suspiciously.
It was the second massive foray into San Luis this month. About 60 migrants entered the country illegally at the city’s Friendship Park near the US-Mexico border post on October 1.
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